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There are 4 ways to get from Cagliari to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by plane, train, bus or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Cagliari to Edinburgh  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Cagliari (CAG) to Edinburgh (EDI) CAG - EDI

£20 - £111

3 alternative options

Train to Olbia, fly to Edinburgh  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Cagliari to Olbia
  2. Fly from Olbia (OLB) to Edinburgh (EDI) OLB - EDI

£67 - £214

Fly Cagliari to Glasgow, train  •  9h 56m

  1. Fly from Cagliari (CAG) to Glasgow (GLA) CAG - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket

£36 - £164

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Cagliari Piazza Matteotti - Esterno to Olbia Porto Ib
  2. Take the ferry from Olbia to Genova
  3. Take the bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  4. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
  5. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh M20

£97 - £188

Cagliari to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by bus, ferry, walk and tram

The journey time between Cagliari and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is around 3 days 14h and covers a distance of around 1877 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3 days 14h. Operated by Gruppo Turmo Travel, Moby S.p.A, Grandi Navi Veloci and others, the Cagliari to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) service departs from Cagliari Piazza Matteotti - Esterno and arrives in Edinburgh Airport. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3 days 14h
Fastest journey time:
3 days 14h
Journey distance:
1877 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
£97
Carbon emissions:
333 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
06:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cagliari to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus, ferry, walk and tram schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Italy → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Italy

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, France, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Iceland, Israel, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from United Kingdom.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 31 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cagliari to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to fly which costs €23 - €130 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Cagliari to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to fly which costs €23 - €130 and takes 7h 20m.

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The distance between Cagliari and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 1296 miles.

The best way to get from Cagliari to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 2 days 6h and costs €110 - €220.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Cagliari to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cagliari Airport to Edinburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 1h behind Cagliari. It is currently 5:56 AM in Cagliari and 4:56 AM in Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

KLM, Air France, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Cagliari Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 821+ hotels available in Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Cagliari to Cagliari Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €1 - €2.

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Map of how to get from Cagliari to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).
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  • Distance: 1296.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Cagliari, Italy and Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland?

easyJet, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Cagliari to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 5 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cagliari to Edinburgh via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £230
Flights from Cagliari to Edinburgh via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £250
Flights from Olbia to Edinburgh via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Flights from Olbia to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Flights from Olbia to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Flights from Olbia to Edinburgh via Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Flights from Olbia to Edinburgh via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £200
Flights from Olbia to Edinburgh via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Flights from Olbia to Edinburgh via Paris Orly, Bristol
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Flights from Cagliari to Glasgow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Flights from Cagliari to Glasgow via Milan Malpensa, Bristol
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £260
Flights from Cagliari to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£20 - £120
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cagliari to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Flights from Olbia to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Cagliari to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cagliari to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Flights from Olbia to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cagliari to Edinburgh via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£20 - £110
Flights from Cagliari to Edinburgh via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£19 - £110
Flights from Cagliari to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£19 - £110
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Cagliari to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£75 - £320
Flights from Olbia to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £250
Flights from Cagliari to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£80 - £340
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Cagliari to Glasgow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £210
Flights from Cagliari to Glasgow via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £210
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cagliari to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Olbia to Edinburgh via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £230
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Cagliari to Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£31 - £34
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Bus operators
Gruppo Turmo Travel
Phone
+39 0789 21487
Email
request@gruppoturmotravel.com
Website
gruppoturmotravel.com
Bus from Cagliari Piazza Matteotti - Esterno to Olbia Porto Ib
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £15
Website
Gruppo Turmo Travel
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Blablabus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Ferry from Olbia to Genova
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £75
Website
Moby S.p.A
Standard car
£35 - £50
Low season
£30 - £45
High season
£50 - £75
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Ferry from Olbia to Genova
Ave. Duration
9h 59m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Website
Tirrenia

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